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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

May 1, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Cinco de Mayo Festival

Time

May 3, 2014
12:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

200 & 300 blocks of 5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Celebrating the Mexican heritage of many railroad workers during the establishment years of Valley Junction, this festival is an opportunity to recognize the Mexican community who helped James Jordan’s vision of bringing the railroad to the Des Moines area become a reality. In honor of our strong heritage, we will also present a proclamation and announcement of our Cinco de Mayo King and Queen.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

May 8, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

May 15, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Spring Art Market

Time

May 18, 2014
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

A wide variety of items will be available at this juried art show, including paintings, prints, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, furniture, clothing, stained glass, fiber and much more.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

May 22, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Smokin’ in the Junction

Time

May 24, 2014
12:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

We are excited to announce the 6th Annual 2014 Smokin’ in the Junction BBQ Contest on Saturday and Sunday, May 24th & 25th. Join us for hot BBQ, great food, live music, food vendors, kids activities, inflatables, the beer garden and two days full of fun! This event will be held from 12:00 – 10:00 pm on Saturday, and from 12:00 – 9:00 pm on Sunday.

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Smokin’ in the Junction

Time

May 25, 2014
12:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

We are excited to announce the 6th Annual 2014 Smokin’ in the Junction BBQ Contest on Saturday and Sunday, May 24th & 25th. Join us for hot BBQ, great food, live music, food vendors, kids activities, inflatables, the beer garden and two days full of fun! This event will be held from 12:00 – 10:00 pm on Saturday, and from 12:00 – 9:00 pm on Sunday.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

May 29, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Mustang Car Show

Time

June 1, 2014
9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Our annual car show is open to all Ford powered vehicles. With many different classes of cars, we attract a large variety of top-notch show cars from all over the mid-west.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

June 5, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Summer Antique Jamboree

Time

June 8, 2014
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Step back in time and enjoy bagging some old treasures from the past! Historic Valley Junction will be celebrating its annual Antique Jamboree on Sunday, June 8, 2014. Rain or shine, the antique show will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the 5th Street area of West Des Moines’ Historic Valley Junction. The Antique Jamboree is one of the largest outdoor antique shows in the Midwest. FREE admission and parking to the public.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

June 12, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

June 19, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

June 26, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Independence Day Street Celebration

Time

July 3, 2014
5:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

This evening will feature live music, food and fun for the entire family. The celebration will be held in Railroad Park and the 100 block of 5th Street after the completion of the West Des Moines Independence Day Parade (approximately 6:00 – 11:00 pm).

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

July 10, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

July 17, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

July 24, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

July 31, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

August 7, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

August 14, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

August 21, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

August 28, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

September 4, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Fall Antique Jamboree

Time

September 7, 2014
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Step back in time and enjoy bagging some old treasures from the past! Historic Valley Junction will be celebrating its annual Antique Jamboree on Sunday, September 7, 2014. Rain or shine, the antique show will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the 5th Street area of West Des Moines’ Historic Valley Junction. The Antique Jamboree is one of the largest outdoor antique shows in the Midwest. FREE admission and parking to the public.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

September 11, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Fall Art & Upcycle Market

Time

September 14, 2014
11:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

A wide variety of items will be available at this juried art show, including paintings, prints, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, furniture, clothing, stained glass, fiber and much more. This year, we are re-vamping the Fall Art Market by adding repurposed and upcycled items!

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

September 18, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Henry Gregor Felsen Tribute Car Show

Time

September 21, 2014
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Registration will be held from 9-12, with awards at 3 pm. The Top 25 hot rods will be given awards, along with 6 special awards. A DJ, food vendor, pinstriping, and Valve Cover Races will all be featured during this event.

Pre-Registration is $20 (by Sept 1), and day of show registration is $25. Proceeds for scholarships in DMACC automotive program and Drake School of Journalism.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

September 25, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Farmers Market/Music in the Junction

Time

October 2, 2014
4:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Farmers Market is home to over 100 weekly vendors selling fresh produce, baked goods, plants and flowers, arts and crafts and prepared foods. Join your friends and neighbors from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

Music in the Junction is held from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.

Both events are free to attend, with food and beverage available throughout the district.

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Fall Gallery Night

Time

October 10, 2014
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Friday, October 10 is Historic Valley Junction’s Fall Gallery Night. Many galleries will be open from 5 to 9 p.m. featuring new artwork by regional, national, and international artists. This event is free and open to the public. In addition to the galleries, many other Valley Junction shops and restaurants are open extended hours for the event.

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Pumpkin Walk & Chillin’ in the Junction

Time

October 26, 2014
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for this fun, family-friendly event! The Pumpkin Walk features trick-or-treating, children’s activities and more. Then, sample some chili at Chillin’ in the Junction

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Jingle in the Junction

Time

November 20, 2014
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday, November 20, December 4 and December 11 from 5-9 pm. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights. Along with your old favorites, such as FREE horse drawn carriage rides, Santa, and caroling, many new activities will be offered this year. Jingle in the Junction will be held from 5-9 pm each evening.

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Small Business Saturday

Time

November 29 (all day)

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street & Railroad Ave

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Small Business Saturday was started in 2010 as a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday as a way to encourage shoppers to patronize local businesses. What better way to celebrate this holiday than by shopping in Historic Valley Junction!

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Jingle in the Junction

Time

December 4, 2014
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday, November 20, December 4 and December 11 from 5-9 pm. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights. Along with your old favorites, such as FREE horse drawn carriage rides, Santa, and caroling, many new activities will be offered this year. Jingle in the Junction will be held from 5-9 pm each evening.

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Jingle in the Junction

Time

December 11, 2014
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location

Historic Valley Junction

5th Street

West Des Moines, IA 50265

Details

Join us for “Jingle in the Junction” on Thursday, November 20, December 4 and December 11 from 5-9 pm. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with over 150,000 twinkling lights. Along with your old favorites, such as FREE horse drawn carriage rides, Santa, and caroling, many new activities will be offered this year. Jingle in the Junction will be held from 5-9 pm each evening.

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